Messi receives 2nd red card of his career as Argentine beat Chile 2-1


    Argentine Lionel Messi was shown the second red card of his career as Argentina beat Chile 2-1.

    It was a hot-tempered Copa America third-place play-off with Messi being shown a red following a clash with Gary Medel.

    Medel was also player dismissed.

    Messi has never been sent off for Barcelona, and his only other red card was on his international debut 14 years ago.

    Chile had also lost Alexis Sanchez to injury early on after suffering a hamstring injury when chasing a long ball over the defence.

    Brazil meet Peru in the Copa America final on Sunday.